Bombers tumble in standings

From Herald Staff Reports

A rough weekend resulted in the longest losing streak of the season for the Dubois County Bombers.

Dubois County lost 9-8 at Owensboro on Saturday night before returning to League Stadium on Sunday, when they dropped an 8-3 decision to Fulton.

Dubois County, which has lost four straight, led 2-0 after four innings Sunday, though Fulton (18-12) scored once in the fifth before striking for six more in the sixth inning.

Forest Park High School graduate Kyle Schwinghamer finished 1-for-2 and Jasper High School alumnus Dane Giesler went 1-for-3 with a run scored for the Bombers.

Giesler also contributed an RBI groundout Saturday, when the Bombers registered seven runs in the fourth and fifth innings after falling behind 8-0 after the first two innings. Dubois County tied the game at 8 in the eighth inning, though Owensboro (15-13) scored on a wild pitch in the ninth for the walk-off victory.

Pike Central High School graduate Clint Chestnut (2-4) pitched the final one-plus innings for the Bombers.

Dubois County (14-16) resides in fifth place in the six-team Ohio Valley League, six games behind first-place Hoptown (19-9).

The Bombers’ next game will be Tuesday at Fulton, scheduled for 8:05 p.m. EDT.

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